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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 23
   Posted 3/30/2010 10:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone,

Just a quick introduction. My signature should give a little background on me (I hope that I set it up correctly).
But...I'm 30yrs old, just had my second major flare since dx and not dealing very well with it. My husband and I have been trying for children since Nov.08 with no luck and I'm wondering if its due to the Crohn's. I saw a few posts down discussing infertility and Crohn's, so I can't wait to offer support to others and receive some when its needed!

Have a great night and thanks for listening! turn
Dx: Crohn's in 2008 (after 10 yrs of symptoms)
Laporoscopy 10/07, Pentasa, Entocort, Prednisone (not working)
6mp - Nov/07-Nov/08 (worked great, but went off the meds in hopes of conceiving-no luck)
Remission until 2/10...Major Flare 3/10
Meds:Prednisone taper and back on the 6mp, Vit.D, Culturelle, Folic Acid, Pre-Natal Vitamin

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Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 1220
   Posted 3/31/2010 5:54 AM (GMT -6)   

Welcome to the Forum KEL1318!  You will find lots of caring people here who share and support each other.  I am sorry you are having problems.  This disease can affect so many things -- well beyond your gut.  I hope the 6MP kicks in soon and you get out of that flare!

Take care!

Diagnosed with Crohn's in early 2007.  Several peri-rectal abscesses and two fistulae with setons.  Allergic to Remicade and Humira.  Currently on 6MP, and vitamins D and B-12.

Regular Member

Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 452
   Posted 3/31/2010 6:39 AM (GMT -6)   

Welcome Kel. 

 I hope you find some good answers here.  Also, if you ever need to vent...come on here.  We all do it and you get some great advice here.  I don't have any info on pregnacy..but I am sure there is a lot of people here that will be able to help you.

36 yr old Male with Crohn's Disease since '88 - No Surgery yet
Been on almost every type of drug with bad results
Remicade since Nov 2009
Prilosec 20.6mg - 2x a day
Multivitamin daily

Elite Member

Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 3/31/2010 8:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Kel and welcome to HW's Crohns forum. You will find alot of support here from folks understanding exactly what you are going thru. Looking forward to hearing more from you.

Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*
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